Events in London - Tuesday 11th June

Pick of the day – Lenny Kravitz -- Raise Vibration Tour

Get ready for Lenny Kravitz's only UK show of 2019, when he brings his Raise Vibration Tour to the O2 Arena. Recent years have seen Lenny move into the movies, with prominent roles in The Hunger Games and The Butler, but Raise Vibration showed that he's still got his signature soul and funk sound after twenty years of transcending genres, styles, race and class... more

 

Need some inspiration for 11th June? The 11th June 1872 was the last time that stocks were used as a form of prison punishment. The lucky participant of this historic event was Mark Tuck, who was locked up for being drunk and disorderly. If you fancy trying some stocks yourself then visit the Clink Prison Museum.

Theatre shows on 11th June

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Tuesday 11th June

Sweat at Gielgud Theatre

Sweat at the Gielgud Theatre

11 Jun to Sweat tells the story of a community worried about the loss of jobs at their factory and how their anger and frustrations led to disaster
Dead Dog In A Suitcase at Lyric Hammersmith

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

11 to Dead Dog In A Suitcase is a twisted morality tale based on John Gays musical satire Beggars Opera
Merry Wives Of Windsor at Globe Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor

11 Jun to See one of Shakespeares best-loved characters get his comeuppance when Falstaff tries to woo the Merry Wives of Windsor
Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

11 Jun to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis

Music and comedy on 11th June

Have a night out at one of these rock and pop concerts or comedy gigs

Lenny Kravitz at O2 Arena

Lenny Kravitz - Raise Vibration Tour

11 Jun 2019 Rock god Lenny Kravitz will be bringing his Raise Vibration Tour to the O2 Arena with support from Corinne Bailey Rae
Chris Redd at Soho Theatre

Chris Redd from Saturday Night Live

11 to Chris Redd is a regular on Saturday Night Live and will be making his stand-up debut in the UK at the Soho Theatre
Stewart Lee at Soho Theatre

Stewart Lee - Snowflake/Tornado

11 Jun to Stewart Lee will be appearing in a run of work-in-progress shows at the Soho Theatre to prepare two new stand-up sets

Family & Kid’s events on 11th June

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 11th June

Museum of London

Beasts of London

11 Jun 2019 to Meet the animals that have shaped the city throughout history with voices provided by Kate Moss Pam Ferris Brian Blessed and Joe Pasquale
Serpentine

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

11 Jun to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle

Meet the animals up close at London Zoo

Heres your chance to enter the animal enclosures and get close to some of the friendliest animals at London Zoo
Royal Observatory

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich puts on a daily show at their planetarium to show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
Namco Funscape London at Namco Funscape

Play arcade games at NAMCO Funscape

NAMCO Funscape is like an indoor funfair with arcade games pool tables 10-pin bowling bumper cars and a sports bar

Art & Museum exhibitions on 11th June

How about spending a few hours on Tuesday in one of London’s art galleries or museums?

Royal Academy of Arts

Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

11 Jun to The Royal Academys Summer Exhibition is the largest open art exhibition in the world attracting 12000 entrants
British Library

Leonardo da Vinci - A Mind in Motion

11 Jun to The British Librarys Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Serpentine Gallery
free

Faith Ringgold exhibition

11 Jun to The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of artworks by the American artist and political activist Faith Ringgold
Tate Modern

Natalia Goncharova at the Tate Modern

11 Jun to The Tate Modern will be putting on a major retrospective of the work by Russian avant-garde artist Natalia Goncharova

Royal & Religious events on 11th June

See inside some beautiful buildings with one of these Royal or religious events

Windsor Castle Tour at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Apartments at the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Somerset House
free

Old Palace Tour at Somerset House

The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
free

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey

You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey which combines a traditional mass with a choir
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

Evensong Mass at St Pauls Cathedral

If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral then you can see a small part of the Cathedral for free
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Guided tour of Wrens best churches

This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wrens finest City churches

Political & Military events on 11th June

Parades are always popular with tourists, so here are some military events and political debates

Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

11 Jun to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis
Changing The Guard Buckingham Palace at Buckingham Palace
free

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

11 to Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see sights in London for every tourists itinerary

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

11 Jun to An exhibition of posters by the wartime artist Abram Games during his time as Official War Poster Artist in World War II
British Museum
free

The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard

11 Jun to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
Houses Of Commons Public Gallery at Houses of Parliament
free

Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons

Visit Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Commons and House of Lords

Classical music on 11th June

Tuesday sounds like a good day to go and watch an opera, ballet or listen to some classical music

Manon Lescaut at Holland Park Opera

Puccinis Manon Lescaut

11 to Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Giacomo Puccinis opera Manon Lescaut about her love affair with a young student
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
free

Lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields

11 Jun to St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week
Royal Albert Hall

Guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall

This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the famous auditorium

Sightseeing tours on 11th June

When was the last time you sat on the top-deck of a sightseeing bus, or enjoyed a boat trip up the Thames?

Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

11 Jun to Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock
London Bike Tour at BrakeAway Bike Tours

Guided tour of London on a bicycle

Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the sights and landmarks of London from your saddle

See London by night - on a sightseeing bus

The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky
Ghost Bus Tour London at Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tour around Londons dark past

The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
Thames Rockets at Thames Rockets

Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat

A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges

Sports events on 11th June

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Tuesday 11th June

Lord’s

Guided tour around Lords Cricket Ground

Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC - Tour of Stamford Bridge

Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum

Arsenal FC - Tour of the Emirates Stadium

Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium tour

Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms and pitch and walk up the stairs to the Royal Box and pretend to lift the FA Cup

Other London events on 11th June

Here are some other London events that will be taking place on Tuesday

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

11 Jun to Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo
St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

11 Jun to Hire out a deck-chair in one of Londons Royal parks and have a nice relaxing sit-down and do a bit of people-watching
Thames Clippers at Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers from Putney to Greenwich

Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Fortnum & Mason

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
 
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